AWC Lab Films: Double Feature Akounak (Niger's "Purple Rain") + Born in Flames | August Wilson Center For African American Cultural Center | Other Stuff | Pittsburgh City Paper

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AWC Lab Films: Double Feature Akounak (Niger's "Purple Rain") + Born in Flames

When: Sun., June 4, 3-6 p.m. 2017

Curated by Afronaut(a) in collaboration with Iyapo Repository 3pm "Akounak" - This West African re-imagining of Prince's "Purple Rain" is a revolutionary story of guitars, motorcycles, cell phones – and the music of a new generation. 4:30pm "Born in Flames" In a future where a socialist government gains power, a group of women decides to organize and rebel. Set ten years after the most peaceful revolution in United States history, this films presents a dystopia in which many progressive groups - minorities, liberals, gay rights organizations, feminists - continue to experience problems with jobs, gender, governmental preference, and violence.

Price: free

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